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5 Lessons From Our First Client Project Week

Last week we experienced our first ever client project week, and after taking on the role of project lead, I decided to record a couple of reflections. It was rather daunting preparing to lead a project having no idea what to expect. But having made it out the other...

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Why you should #MakeoverMonday

My #MakeoverMonday journey started while I was exploring the best ways to learn Tableau. I was going through the work of some of the Featured Authors on Tableau Public and was quite impressed by the quality of their work. It didn't pass my notice that many of them...

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Filtering data using Table Calculations in Tableau

  Most Tableau users would know that there are multiple ways to create a desired visualisation. The last 2 weeks of training had introduced me to yet more creative approaches in using Table Calculations and LOD Expression. A big thanks to David and Craig for the...

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Using RegEx To Parse Data In Alteryx

RegEx can be daunting at first glance, but if you get the hang of it, it will make your life a lot easier. As such, I thought I'd share some tips in this blog on how to use it effectively. What Is RegEx? RegEx, short for regular expression, is an incredibly powerful...

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5 Tips to help you pass the Alteryx Designer Core Exam

Recently many of us at the data school have sat the Alteryx Designer Core Exam. I thought I’d put together a list of some tips that I found helpful when completing the exam. 1. Make the most of all the exam prep resources Alteryx offers. Alteryx provides several exam...

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